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state. that means workers cannot be forced to join a union or pay union dues to get a job. the law was passed today by the republican legislature and signed by the governor. elaine quijano is in lancing for us tonight. >> right to work has got to go! >> reporter: union members from across michigan and other states voiced their anger at the michigan capital. mike huerta has been a member of the united auto workers union since 1997. >> no one wants this in this state. this state is where the birthplace of the united auto workers is, this place is where unions built the middle-class. >> reporter: but republican governor rick snyder insists the legislation will help workers by not forcing them to join unions or pay dues. >> if they don't see value in the union in terms of its activities, should they be forced to pay financial resources for that? i don't believe so. give them choice. >> reporter: the governor and republican lawmakers argue the legislation will attract businesses and keep jobs in michigan. union members argue it will result in lower wages. clear evidence for either argum
. >> big labor braces for defeat in michigan. >> poised to become the most unionized right to work state. >> if this law passes it means if you're looking for work you wouldn't be forced to joan a union. >> police are estimating 10,000 protesters will be here around the capitol. >> it's not about more jobs. it's trying to reduce the middle class even further. >>> severe weather including a possible tornado has damaged dozens of mobile homes in central florida. >> we're devastated about the whole thing. >> similar scenes in alabama, trees knocked into homes. >> oh my god. >>> a member of the navy's elegal s.e.a.l. team six killed in afghanistan during a weekend rescue mission, identified as nicolas checque. >> serving his country that's what he wanted to do. >>> witnesses say a killer in manhattan vanished. >>> cell phones provided nearly free of charge. >>> new zealand's driving dogs are back but for this time the dog drove the car by itself. >>> danny woodhead had the ball punched out, in the lands of lloyd, touchdown! complete domination by brady and the patriots. >> and all that matte
is to have the work completed by christmas. >>> union officials have vowed to wage war against those behind the just-passed right to work law in michigan state. thousands of protestors stormed the state capital today as lawmakers made their final vote on the plan. the law makes it illegal to force a worker to join a union or pay union dues. michigan is now the 24th state to did so. supporters say it will bring more jobs to the state but opponents including president obama are adamant the law is a political attack against unions. >>> in this economy people are struggling to find work but would you believe a bay area restaurant is struggling to find workers? cbs 5 reporter cate caugiran is in emeryville now. they have been holding job fairs. >> we're outside the construction site of that new restaurant also across the street from a job fair which started a few moments ago. as you can see by our little bear friend here. normally restaurant leaders of the black bear diner say they have lines around the block but as you can see, that isn't the case. >> we have very small turnout in comparison to
was in court today. police say 23-year-old gina union newest was drunk when she hit four pedestrians at the twin peaks lookout point thursday. one of those pedestrians was killed. police arrested eunice nearby at a parking lot and today the judge set bail at $2 million. >>> president obama will be on a red eye tonight on air force one of the he is cutting his hawaiian vacation short heading back to washington to deal with, you guessed it the "fiscal cliff." so far, nobody knows if any significant strides towards a compromise have been made. no negotiations have been scheduled. lawmakers now have less than a week to figure out a deal. the senate is due in session tomorrow. the house has no plans to convene. >>> a weak holiday shopping report to blame for today's wall street losses. all three indices down. >>> also not so great, retail sales. mastercard says americans ended up spending just 0.7% more on holiday gifts this year than last. the worst numbers since 2008, all this is a surprise since analysts were expecting up to 4% increase in sales. cbs 5 reporter mike sugerman found the
in that era. ravi shankar was 92 years old. >>> coming up on the "morning ne news" on a wednesday, union fight. mass protests as michigan pass as bill that deals a major blow to organized labor. this is the "cbs morning news." , 2 kids, 43 bottles of olay total effects and many birthdays later, still looks amazing. thanks to the trusted performance of olay. still looks amazing. online outfit piccolo headphones buy now broadway show megapixels place to sleep little roadster war and peace deep sea diving ninja app hipster glasses 5% cash back sign up to get 5% everywhere online through december. only from discover. very sore looking kinda blistery. it was like a red rash... like somebody had set a bag of hot charcoal on my neck. i was a firefighter for 24 years. but, i have never encountered such a burning sensation until i had the shingles. i remember it well. i was in the back yard doing yard work. i had this irritation going on in my lower neck. i changed shirts because i thought there was something in the collar of the shirt irritating my neck. and i couldn't figure out what was going on. i
don't even have to go to the union square restaurant to donate. cabs are on call. just call them and they'll come to you and pick up donations. >>> how an emergency response falls into a deadly ambush. >>> how food allergies can lead to other problems at school. >>> how an extreme holiday house is turning the spirit of the season into scorn. we'll be right back. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, york, where four volunteer firefighters were ambushed gunman when they responded this house fire. the shooter opened fire at themn suburban rochest >>> four firefighters were ambushed by a gunman when they responded to a fire. two of the firefighters were killed. >> the other two were hospitalized. it's still not clear if the officers shot the suspect or he took his own life. >>> bay area nurses walked off the job at nine hospitals in the bay area, a series of short term strikes, affecting seven hospitals as well as two in san jose. all of the facilities will operate with replacement workers. union leaders and management are at odds over benefits and staffing. >>> children who have food allergies seem to
for as many as 10,000 protestors. the bill would allow workers at union represented employers to opt out of paying dues even though the union would still bargain on their behalf. critics say it's a way to break the unions. >> if i'm being provided a service by a particular organization, i don't care if that's a club due or if it's something, then i should be paying for a service that's provided to me. >> supporters of the bill say it will attract businesses and bring more jobs to michigan. the republican governor is expected to sign it if it passes as expected. michigan has the highest percentage of union workers in the country. >>> there have been no public comments in the past couple of days about the "fiscal cliff" negotiations which may be a good sign. house speaker john boehner the president are the only parties negotiating right now and no details have leaked out. today congressional democrats will hold a press conference to urge republicans to preserve medicaid funding in the final deal. republicans say cutting entitlement benefits is necessary to curb the country's deficit. >> so
of union supporters protested at the state capital. >> reporter: police clashed with union supporters who are angry over new legislation that makes michigan a "right to work" state. >> one of them grabbed me by the head and another sprayed me in the face. >> reporter: from the floor to the rafters inside the capital building, protestors shouted, shame on you, as michigan's republican-controlled house passed the bill. >> this is what democracy looks like! >> reporter: union members fear it will hurt wages and benefits and set a resident nationwide. >> cheap labor not even a living wage i'm sure. can you live on $10 an hour? >> reporter: the new law means public and private sector workers don't have to pay union dues, while getting union representation. backers say it creates more jobs and gives workers more freedom. >> it is the principle that people should not be forced to join a union or any organization if they do not wish to. >> reporter: the demonstration did not die down even after lawmakers passed the legislation. [ screaming ] >> reporter: protestors swarmed rick snyder's office b
lawrence thought it was temp. >> my poor tv. >>> it's the season of shopping and union city leaders are trying to keep it local. they launched a first of its kind loyalty program for all its shoppers. consumers who joined get cash back rewards every time they shop or use services from participating local shops. >> signing up for the rapid rewards program which is a shop local program will not only support union city's local nonprofits, it will support you as a consumer by providing cash back on your purchases. >> it's free to join and also benefits a charity that helps needy families in new ark city. >>> santa is dancing. take a look. 4000 dancing santas somewhere. there they are, they have red halts in poland for the annual convention of santa's i guess. besides dancing the holiday tunes, there was a chris kringle marching band and might be inviting perhaps. >> they may be drinking a little eggnog. >> santa has to stay warm there in poland. >>> what's happening on the east coast that has people out west. >>> a woman survives six nights stranded, how one of her rescuers broke the la
of oakland and its union. they have ratified a new four year contract. and it goes to the board for approval. the tentative agreement includes a 2 .5% cost of living raise. the workers went on a 24 hour strike that disrupted port operations. >>> it has been a brisk holiday shopping season this far and it's time to ship the gifts. fedex gearing up for its busiest day of the year. 19million packages are expected to be shipped. most of the increase in shipment is because of a jump in online holiday orders. >> that reminds me i have a lot to ship out. >>> president obama and house speaker john boehner met one on one yesterday. are they any closer to a deal on the fiscal cliff. >>> and dr. j's the center of the royal hoax break their silence. >>> and hoveling villagers -- and how villagers in india help rescue this massive elephant. this holiday, share everything. share "not even close." share "you owe me..." share "just right." the share everything plan. shareable data across 10 devices with unlimited talk and text. get a droid incredible 4g lte by htc for $49.99. forest officials and villags wo
the nfl takes a twist. we'll ask the players union what this means for the league and commissioner roger goodell. >>> and this is what it takes to complete the tallest building in north and south america. we'll go to lower manhattan, where the final piece of the new one world trade center is being assembled as we speak. that's ahead on "cbs this morning." morning." >> announcer: this portion of "cbs this morning" sponsored by citi price rewind. buy now, save later. wants that pink castle thing. and you really don't want to pay more than you have to. only citi price rewind automatically searches for the lowest price. and if it finds one, you get refunded the difference. just use your citi card and register your purchase online. have a super sparkly day! ok. [ male announcer ] now all you need is a magic carriage. citi price rewind. start saving at citi.com/pricerewind. ♪ [spider-man] we got this. ♪ ♪ [mom] this hero stuff is easy! [ female announcer ] over every holiday season your mouth has been snacking, gift stacking nutcracking and yellowing. because if
's orchestrated by consumers union. >> we are gathering here today to urge trader joe's to stop selling meat and poultry raised with antibiotics. >> reporter: the reason a growing belief that overuse of antibiotics in livestock is making the drugs less effective in humans and encouraging the growth of drug-resistant bacteria. >> we are reaching a point where we're basically tying our hands and be able to treat the most vulnerable. >> reporter: consumers union contends most of the antibiotics given to livestock aren't necessary to keep it healthy a claim the meat industry disputes. >> they are given mostly to promote the growth of these animals to make them bigger faster. >> reporter: so why take on trader joe's? well, they already sell some meat and poultry raised without antibiotics. advocates want them to go whole hog. >> we expect more from them. it's time for trader joe's to once again be a leader and to take this important step. >> reporter: another reason? traders sells more private label products so it has more control over its suppliers and most antibiotic-free products can be mornin
. now all 800 members of their union are on strike. but 10,000 other dock workers are refusing to cross the picket line. that has brought the normally busy port to a new stand still. geraldine knatz directs the port of los angeles. >> there's probably about a billion dollars worth of goods that come through this port everyday and we probably got about 900,000 or so people in the southland whose jobs are tied to the activity going through this port. >> reporter: the ports are clogged with 16 ships waiting to be unloaded. another six are anchored off the coast. >> if the ships are not working, the truckers are not working, the warehouse people are not working. it will ripple through the supply chain. >> reporter: it doesn't take much of a delay to cause problems for people. >> no. a very short delay will -- can mean that stores may not get a shipment the day that they expect it for their sale. >> reporter: the striking workers handle all the paperwork that gets cargo from the port to the rest of the country. they earn an average of $85,000 a year, but say their jobs-- most of which are do
's office and the police union. whatever case may be, another young man here in san jose is dead. family and friends of the slain teenager washed cars to raise money for his funeral. 17-year-old daniel cap atillo was shot at his home near pacific avenue in a gang- related killing. >> i miss him so much. >> reporter: the murder is part of an overall increase in crime in the area. >> one homicide is too many. 43 is high. >> reporter: san jose mayor chuck reed says he doesn't know why the murder rate is up this year tying a 20 year high. >> we need to aggressively respond and our department does a great job of that. one of the best clearance rates of any police department in the country. and we'll bring the rate down again. >> reporter: he denied allegations from the police union that the rise in crime is as a result of pension reform measures pushed by the mayor. union officers say cutbacks, layoffs and the dismantling of the violent crimes enforcement team means officers are moving from call to call on shifts and cut down on pro-active policing. stops are down 100,000 since pension reform
a long time bedrock of union employment could soon become the nation's 24th right to work state. protesters rallied at the state house and senate on thursday. both chambers passed separate bills banning mandatory union dues from non-union members. the republican governor said he would sign the bill when they are sent to him. tech stocks gave wall street a modest lift. the dow finished 39 points higher on thursday while the nasdaq was up 15 points. apple one of the tech stocks that led the stock market said it will move some of its mass computer production from china to the u.s. it accounts for less than 20% of apple's business. the rest is from ipod and ipad production. one factor may be that tiny labor costs are rising much faster than u.s. wages. and the securities and exchange commission is investigating netflix and the company's ceo. hastings is dismissing the s.e.c.'s claim that his facebook post in july may have boosted the online video company stock price. at the time he mentioned how much netflix viewing had increased. the stock price rose 19% over a two day period. the
's going to push down their pay and benefits and weaken unions. police stand shoulder to shoulder preparing for as many as 10,000 protesters at the michigan state capitol today. >> people have a constitutional right to demonstrate. however, all we ask is that they do it in an orderly, lawful, and civil manner. >> reporter: state legislators vote this morning on a right-to-work bill that would weaken unions. opponents acknowledge they're powerless to stop it. >> at the end of the day they'll be passed and signed by the governor. that doesn't make it right. >> reporter: the bill means michigan workers would no longer have to pay the union fees for negotiating contracts and other services. >> if i'm being provided a service by a particular organization, i don't care if that's a club due or if it's something, then i should be paying for a service that's provided to me. >> reporter: supporters say the law will bring jobs to michigan. >> we need to do what we can to make sure our economy gets rolling full speed again. >> reporter: president obama weighed in on the battle during a visit to an auto
and the police union and as you said another young man is dead. >>> family and friends of the slain teenager washed cars to rain money for the funeral. 17-year-old daniel capetillo was shot near his home on pacific avenue in an apparent gang-related killing. >> he was a good kid. i miss him so much. >> reporter: neighbors say the murder is part of an overall increase of crime in the area. >> we have had a lot of break- ins and robberies, homicide, things you don't normally see around this time of year. >> one homicide is too many and 43 is quite high. >> reporter: san jose mayor chuck reed says he doesn't know why the murder rate is so high tying a 20 year high. >> we need to respond and our department has one of the best clearance rates of any police department in the country. and we will bring the rate down again. >> reporter: he denied allegations from the police union that the rise in crime is a direct result of pension reform measures pushed by the mayor. union officers say cutbacks, layoffs and dismantling the a crime team means officers are moving from call to call during shifts and c
chairman is presenting the the prize in oslo hall. the european union was this year years winner for its work fostering peace. >>> john mcafee says he wants to return to the united states. mcafee is accused o of killing his neighbor in beliz. >> our intent is to return to america and settle down to whatever normal life we can settle down to under the circumstances. >> he answered reporters questions during an internet broadcast from the detention center over the weekend. >>> the effort to avoid the fiscal cliff comes down to two men, president obama and house speaker john boehner held a face to face meeting at the white house and more meetings are expected. the main sticking points remain, raising taxes and cuts to the entitlement programs. republicans are signaling a willingness to raise rates on the wealthy. >> there is a growing group of folks that are looking at this and realizing we don't have a lot of cards as it relates to the tax issue before year end. >>> house republicans still oppose raising taxes under the top 2 person under many circumstances and democrats are skeptical abou
of the pictures from today's downpours. last-minute holiday shopping today. this video from union square in san francisco this morning. up north a section of highway collapsed today. part of the highway 162 in membered seen no county gave way after storm -- in mendocino county gave way after storm rains. a tractor-trailer drove across the area, the axle fell into the hole which is 20 feet deep. they may put up a temporary bridge. lots of folks want to fly. ken bastida is live at sfo on one of the busiest days of the year for travel. >> reporter: the rain is having an impact. i just got off the phone with the airport duty manager and he tells me two- to three-hour delays currently at sfo. about 100 flights have been canceled this afternoon and into the evening. there's been snow in the midwest and east coast but that's not causing problems at sfo. it's the wind as you mentioned. they have had gusts of over 25 miles an hour on the runways. when that happens, that means they have to shut down at least two of the four runways here at sfo because they are cross pattern runways. they can't operate ai
tells us retail numbers weren't good. >> reporter: i'm at union square which is mobbed. it's swinging. i spent the day here and it didn't get active until a couple of hours ago and as i look around, i don't see a lot of people with bags. i'm not sure they're shopping. but the retailers really hope they will because because they are in a lot of hurt. susan wanted to buy toys for her grandchildren but couldn't manage to go to a toy store. visions of the sandy hook elementary school massacre were in her head. >> i couldn't take the shopping and seeing all the little kids 5-year-olds, 6-year-olds, particularly saddens me. >> reporter: she bought gift cards instead and none of the extra stuff she might have been found being in stores. december retail is a bummer in the news and stores. >> this is not at all a good holiday season for the retailer. >> reporter: it could have been for the customer. >> 495. our price is 179 and an additional 10% now. >> reporter: and no one is buying it? >> not yet. >> reporter: this shop slashed prices as retailers did all over the country. still, it was not a g
late last night. the details have not been released and it still needs to be ratified by union members. union workers were frustrated about employers outsourcing jobs. the strike shut down 10 of 14 cargo container terminals at the nation's busiest seaport complex in l.a. >> going to get cargo moved throughout the supply chain in the country and get everybody those christmas presents that they are looking for in those stores. >> clerical workers who have been without a contract for two years walked out on the job more than a week ago and thousands of longshoremen refused to cross the picket lines. >>> it is 5:08. contra costa county's board of supervisors have delayed a vote on whether to shut down four of their fire stations. if approved, stations in the cities of walnut creek, clayton, martinez and lafayette would all close january 1. the county's top fire official recommended the closures saying a loss of property taxes and failed tax measure in november caused the district to burn through its cash reserve. >>> some other headlines around the bay on this wednesday. a decision on whet
the city launched a loyalty program for shopper. they say kind >>> the season to shop and union city leaders are coming up with ways to keep you local. they launched a loyalty program for shoppers saying it's the first of its kind in the san francisco bay area. consumers who join get cash back rewards every time they shop or use services from participating local shops. >> signing up for the rapid rewards program which is a shop local program had not only support union city's local nonprofits, it will support you the consumer by providing cash back on your purchases. >> you have to sign up for the rewards but it's free to join. the program also benefits the charity that helps needy families in union city, newark and fremont. >>> a bay area family rented a mouse infested house for months and they tried to get the landlord to do something about it. as cbs 5 consumerwatch reporter julie watts explains, the case has led to some changes for the family and the company. >> this is our dream house. >> reporter: but that dream soon turned into a nightmare for christie meredith and her family.
. you can see crowds have gathered already. the bill would allow workers at the union represented employees to opt out of paying dues even though the union would still bargain on their behalf. critics say it's a way to break the unions. >> if i'm being provided by a service by a particular organization i don't care if it's a club due or something, i should be paying for a service provided to me. >> supporters of the bill say it will attract businesses and bring more jobs to michigan. the republican governor plans to sign it. if it passes as expected, michigan currently has the highest percentage of union workers in the country. >>> time now 6:10. he is the object of a lot of envy right now. the second winner of the record powerball jackpot is revealed. >> he is everyone's best friend. and scary moments for passengers. what we're learning about a strange smell that forced an emergency landing right here in northern california. >> and a new but not so improved -- what's happening to the new uc logo after a wave of online backlash. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, gate on a highway in south
. >>> checking other bay area headlines now on this tuesday, the port of oakland and union workers have reached a tentative contract agreement. two weeks ago more than 500 members of the seiu local 1021 went on strike. both sides have been at the bargaining table for 16 months. details of the agreement will be released when the contract is voted on tomorrow. >>> the contra costa county fire protection district will hold a special meeting to consider a cost-cutting service reduction plan. among the actions being considered the closure of some fire stations. the district had to cut back after measure q failed to get a two-thirds majority in the election last month call for a parcel tax to fund fire services. >>> capitol hill lawmakers now have just four weeks to agree on a budget solution and judging from the rhetoric on both sides, they are getting nowhere. here's susan mcginnis with more on today's scheduled talks and the latest proposal from republicans. >>> reporter: governors from six states are headed here to washington today to tell president obama their thoughts on the "fiscal cliff." the
the strike last night. the details have not been released yet. but it needs to be ratified by union members. the union was frustrated about shipping employers outsourcing jobs and the strike shut down 10 of 14 cargo container terminals at the nation's busiest seaport complex. >> going to get cargo moved throughout the supply chain in the country and get everybody those christmas presents for they are looking for in those stores. >> clerical workers who have been without a contract for two years walked out more than a week ago and thousands of longshoreman refused to cross the picket line. >>> contra costa county board of supervisors are delaying a vote on whether to shut down four fire stations including ones in walnut creek, clayton, martinez and lafayette. if approved, the closures will go into effect january 1. it comes after the district burned through its cash reserves because of a loss of property taxes in that failed tax measure on the november ballot. the county's top fire officials say they will have to do even more now with less. >> we should have roughly 600 firefighters on our s
right to work legislation into law making it the 24th state to do so. it came after thousands of union supporters protested at the capital. right to work makes it illegal to require workers to join a union or to pay dues as a condition of employment. >>> today president obama will hold a conference call with some of the nation's mayors and community leaders all about that "fiscal cliff." the president and house speaker john boehner talked on the phone last night. the white house lowered the amount of revenue it wants to generate from taxes. republicans say they are still waiting to hear from the president about spending cuts. >>> today the federal reserve is expected to announce a revamped bond buying plan to help boost the economy. the fed's goal is to keep interest rates low and encourage individuals and companies to borrow and spend. experts say that could at least soften the blow from tax increases and spending cuts that will all kick in next month if they don't reach a budget deal. >>> a san francisco-based bank loses its top spot as far as keeping its customers happy. wells fargo
of volunteers helped. then volunteers has been delivered them to -- hand delivered them to homes. >>> union worners for the rally's grocery chain ratified the new contract. it includes wage and benefit concessions for about 7,000 workers including those at bel air and knob hill stores. the union went on strike before thanksgiving. the first strike in the chain's 77 year history. >>> berkeley police have a new cell phone warning tonight. they they thieves are approaching -- say that thieves are approaching people and asking them to use their phone to make an emergency call. when people hand the phone over the thief takes off with it. police advise never lending a phone or even taking it out to give somebody the time. there have been a rash of thefts using that approach. >>> and there could be another tax hike on the horizon for california's smokers. papers have been filed in sacramento for a 2014 ballot initiative to increase the cigarette tax by another $1 a pack. it would raise money for the university of california system. >>> some hollywood's biggest stars weigh in on the gun debate. >>
strike by longshoremen. union leaders for nearly 15,000 dock workers at every port from texas to maine say they'll walk off the job on sunday. we asked anna werner to find out how a strike would hurt the u.s. economy. >> reporter: the port of houston handles 42 million tons of cargo every year. it extended its hours this week to try and get shipments in and out before a strike can bring the port to a standstill. jim gillis is vice president of gulf intermodal services, a container trucking company. >> we've seen a dramatic increase in volumes and congestion as a result. >> reporter: what happens if they can't get all the goods out of the port? >> you have containers being held in yards around the houston area, specifically, so you're going to see stores are going to have problems stocking. >> reporter: negotiations between the international longshoremen's union and the shipping companies are deadlocked over a proposal to cut royalties paid to 15,000 dock workers for each ton of cargo they move. a shutdown would affect 15 ports on the east and gulf coasts, including new york, baltimore,
by the california nurses association. as usual, the hospital brought in replacement nurses. union leaders and manages still ateds over benefits and staffing. >>> right now, odds are you finished with your shopping if you are watching our newscast, right? cbs 5 reporter mike sugerman has the annual story of last minute annual shoppers. how busy are those stores? >> reporter: these are the people who in high school waited until the last minute to turn in their term paper. actually to start writing it. the mall is closed. 6:00. i guess it is last minute last minute, but there are still cars here. >> merry christmas. merry christmas. >> what do you suppose your little sister wants. >> jammies. >> she will get back at her sister some day. >> i told them the elves are already having trouble. >> pretty good right there. >> at brook stone, nay rubbed customers the right way. >> i will sit here all night. >> foot massager. what else but christmas would you ever buy that. 40% of the business comes during the christmas shopping season alone. >> week dirk not during a holiday. we pay do 5 fiscal clif
. 800 members of the clerical union who work at the ports of los angeles and long beach had been working without a contract for more than two years. the clerks don't handle cargo but dock workers are refusing to cross picket lines forcing a shutdown of most terminals. experts estimate the strike is costing the u.s. up to $1 billion a day. and it could delay shipments of holiday gift merchandise. >>> there's a tentative contract agreement between port of oakland and union workers. two weeks ago, more than 500 members of seiu local 1021 went on strike. they had been at the bargaining table for 16 months. details of the agreement will be released when the contract is voted on tomorrow. >>> president obama will host a group of governors today to talk about the "fiscal cliff" after he rejected a counterproposal from congressional republicans. that plan promised to trim $2.2 trillion over the next 10 years and cuts from entitlements and billions in new tax revenues only from tax reform. and not in raising rates on the wealthy. and that's the sticking point. >> rates have to rise and the republ
in michigan. police are preparing for as many as 10,000 protestors. the bill would allow workers and union represented employers to opt out of paying dues even though the union would still bargain on their behalf. during a stop in michigan yesterday, president obama criticized the proposal. >> these so-called right to work laws, they don't have to do with economics! they have everything to do with politics. >> yeah! >> what they are really talking about is giving you the right to work for less money. >> supporters of the bill say it will attract businesses and bring more jobs to michigan in. it's expected to pass and the state's republican governor is expected to sign it. michigan currently has the highest percentage of union workers in the country. >>> silence on both sides of the "fiscal cliff" negotiations could actually be a good sign that the negotiations are progressing. the house speaker john boehner, the president are the only parties negotiating right now. and no details have been released. today congressional democrats will hold a press conference to urge republicans to preserve
. but nathan saunders, president of the washington teachers union, says the system is unfair to teachers when many of their student have barriers to learning, such as poverty. >> the penalties are so immediate and so painful, not just immediate in terms of their paycheck, but also immediate in terms of their careers. >> reporter: in washington, test scores are still among the lowest in the nation, but improved slightly, up 2.8% in math, 5.3% in science, and a half percent in reading. leticia long attributes improvements in her son's school to the teacher involveses. >> it seems like classes are more consistent, that they're all kind of operating towards the same kind of core curriculum standards which creates, i think, a better experience for the kids. >> reporter: this fall, 988 teachers, about a quarter of the total staff, received a top rating, making them eligible for the highest bonus. that's about 300 more than last year. sharyl attkisson, cbs news, washington. >> jarvis: as of today, a new law protects north carolina teachers from cyber-bullying by student who use the internet to intim
. oakland, 5 degrees above average. normal high, 55. tomorrow, 64. union city, 62. san jose, 64, sunny valley, partly sunny, 63. dublin, pleasant hill,y low 60s, lows 60s for kentfield, san francisco, 61, 63 degrees, tomorrow, monday forecast is dry. tuesday, cloudier, still dry, though. wednesday, we will see reason. especially up north. another inch of rainfall. sanfrancisco, quarter of an inch of rain. thursday, dry, friday, dry. the weekend, dry. a lot more dry than wet over the next several days. so, we have earned this break. >> no kidding. >> thank you for this forecast. >> you are welcome. >>> a tragedy in a drug war off of the california coast. >>> one of colorado's scenic parks on fire. how the firefighters are dealing with the spreading flames. guard investigation into >>> frusterating. >>> once again, palmer puts the raiders in position to win a football game. we will have his reaction and show you what happened there. and we will be joined by stanford football coach, shaw, as they head to the rose bowl. all coming up next on gameday ♪ aids is not going to take my baby.
utitlity bills is giving new fodder to police union complaints. what the city >>> i'm dana king. hear is what we're working on for the 6:00 news. san jose utility bills is giving new father to complaints. what the city is asking of all its residents and why officers are questioning the timing of this. >> i was here last december. i got shot in the left side of my head. >> they sacrifice a lot defending our freedom, and now they are getting a little of their own. the program putting veterans behind the wheel of their own cars. those stories and more at 6:00. >> that's very cool. all right. we'll see you in 30. >> thank you. >>> quick look at what we have coming. that to-do list can get really long this time of year, so here is some good weather to do whatever you have to do outside. maybe just going skiing. good for you. low 60s tomorrow. mid-60s on sunday. all about that sunshine. >> it's nice. cbs evening news, scott pelly is coming. we will leave you that picture of the beacon commemorating pearl harbor. r thefi first time the supreme court jumps into the debate over same- se sex ma
a problem with the system in place. >> but, the police union does have a problem with the method and time. with murders matching a 20 year high and police response times getting longer, union officers say the city should be mailing out crime watch information and witness hotlines. >> the message they should be sending is your police department is depleting scene getting worse. our response times are going up. crime is going. moral has plummeted. we have another six officers that walked out the door just this week. nine more officers are going to be resigning by the end of this month, and this is the type of thing the city sends out. it is just insult to injury >> it is another example of the animosity of city hall and its police officers over pension reform. citizens like eddie gail says it is high time the two sides settle their differences. >> i'm not saying she is right or wrong or this the officers are right or wrong. i am saying there needs to be respect on both sides. >> reporter: delay do have an internal affairs unit where officers investigate officers. reporting live in san jose,
night of hanukkah. the lighting ceremony has been happening in union square each december for the past 37 years. tonight's lighting happens at 5:00. that will continue for seven more nights. there is another lighting of the minora happening at 6:00 in gear deli square. in sports, a star pitcher who suffered a injury with a's has signed with another team. >> reporter: good morning. how about nba for you? mark jackson, brooklyn native at home, warriors, nets, joe johnson, brooklyn up 13. here come warriors. clay thompson for ws, free ball. warriors up by 3 and kept on coming. curry, fantastic. 28 points. tied at 70. late in the game david lee gets open. he had a team high of 30. warriors closing in. there is the dagger on the inside. the nice pass. green. 109-102 the final. mccarthy yesterday agreed to a two year $15.5 million deal with arizona. there is the lasting image you oakland a's fans saw with him getting hit in the head in september. he had the skull fracture. 17 and 15, era of 3.29. with the a's he will be reunited with kay hill, another former a. he goes back to his native pho
francisco's union square. the lighting of the first candle of the menorah for hanukkah. the eight day holiday officially starts at sundown tonight. also none of the festival of lights hanukkah commemorates the tale of triumph of a small band of jewish fighters over the syrian army. there was another lighting at the square. >>> glad we had a chance to see that huh roberta? it's a beautiful night tonight. but guess who's got rain in the forecast? >> everybody's been asking if it's going to rain tonight however because did you notice the cloud cover that just pushed into the bay area. good evening everybody. fire up the live hi-def doppler radar. again this is live and we have the radar bands scanning the bay area. no rain in your forecast tonight in fact the clouds will gradually clear. mostly cloudy right now as we look out to 10,000 lights aglow atop the embarcadero center. current air temperature pretty much in the 50s across the board. the winds have been fluctuating out of the north wes about 5 to 10 miles an hour. 54 currently if santa rosa. it's 55 in san francisco after a high t
of oakland and its union. last month the workers went on a 24-hour strike that disrupted port operations. the tentative agreement includes a 2.5% cost of living increase range. the contract goes to the board of port commissioners for approval. >>> the man accused of kidnapping and killing sierra lamar will be arraigned on new charge said tomorrow. garcia-torres has been accused of three other attempted kidnappings. the incidents took place in 2009 all in safeway parking lots. >>> cal students are calling to a ban to the salvation army from campus after allegations of being insensitive to lesbians and transgenders surfaced online. university officials are considering a campus wide ban. the salvation army denies any kind of bias. >>> sad news out of the entertainment world. popular mexican american singer jenny rivera is believed dead after a jet carrying her and others crashed near mexico. rivera appeared in concert last night. she was born and raised in long beach. she was named billboard's mexican music artist of the year. >>> a vallejo radio station is off the air again. it's not the f
highway 101. you're probably hearing rain drops on the rooftops. union city and in freemont. we'll talk about the bulk of this energy and where you can find it tonight. that's still coming up later on in this newscast. >> we have to wonder, what were they thinking? why a nearby elementary school was renamed after a notorious killer. >> the bay area loses a fire station. how long it's going to take to get help now. >> a bay area couple plays secret santa at walmart, handing out cash and gifts to total strangers. ,,,,,,,,,,,, ,,,,,,,, notorious outlaw! >>> a selenas elementary school is making a name for itself by adopting the name of a notorious outlaw. tiburcio vasquez was one of the original gangsters. he committed a dozen murders. he's also something of a folk hero. many hispanics view him as an avenger. >> number one was not a murder. he was framed by the system at that time. he took from the rich and gave from the poor. >> the incoming mayor isn't too pleased. he says the district needs to rethink its decision. several healthcare centers are named for vasquez. >> an arsonist nearly
in fremont. union city and newark. it was 50 degrees also right around the san leandro area. 47 degrees currently in redwood city. light rainfall in and around the vicinity of san jose back in through los gatos and san francisco currently a raw evening at 48 degrees. the winds are kicking up to 15. overnight tonight, into the 40s. a few 30s still. before you we have a series of storms stack up like planes at sfo. this is the very latest cold front. it's now digging down into the southerly direction. the unsettled weather pattern begins upstream. should be moving in by sunday overnight. here's your futurecast. tomorrow during the afternoon mostly cloudy skies a hit-and- miss scattered stray shower that's about it. but look at your monday morning commute. we have plenty of precipitation. we are counting on at least .25" of rain in the wettest locations again and this has a shot of cold air associated with it so we'll keep the snow levels down to 2,000 feet through tuesday and then tuesday night we had yet another system working its way into this direction. statewide sung the second half o
at all about church and you go in and there on the pope and the come union table or the alter the color has been purple. and it was about the coming of royalty. now in the past couple of decades people most churches are shifting over to royal blue for lint. lint is fasting. advent becoming more a season of the anticipation of the coming of the light of christ with the advent wreath we talked about. so purple or blue. and then our christmas eve you go to white. >> okay. i think that is good. i think i got some blue for the first time. i was surprise my congregation with blue. now when we get down to those four sundays of preparation. why was it four sundays? why not go into christmas? >> well, it was just in some ways made up. but the basic movement of it was christmas was originally celebrated in the east in the orthodox church because we have to remember there is the catholic west and the orthodox east on january 6th. and january 6th was the baptism of the lord as well as the birth date and so they combined these things and then during the coming of the western church, things began to
night. lit be cold. coldest since january 17. here are the numbers for you. union city will drop to 35 degrees santa clara. frost advisory for all of the south bay. all of the east bay, most of thes in layerspennine peninsula. >> a scare at a bay area college this evening. a lock down for three hours after someone reported seeing a gunman on campus. now police showed up, didn't find anything, but cbs five reporter kiet do. >> reporter: these photos show police officerrers searching room by room. >> we definitely barricaded down. made sure we were not where anyone could look n. we were afraid. >> reporter: around 4:30:00 p.m. college police got a phone call of a black male suspect wearing a white t shirt armed with a gun at the tech center building. officers swarmed in, lock down the entire campus an other the next few hours, students where released from their barricaded classrooms. officers searched the tech building, but there was no suspect or gun. ingly don't know if this was a hoax. obviously, we didn't find a suspect. i don't know if it was a prank or a hoax, but again, we take e
and if you are doing any traveling, you can see a heavy cell on 880 right there towards union city. but then a few miles away then all of a sudden you hit dry weather and blue skies in some places. this is a live look at our dublin cam. you can see some storm clouds still out there, really hit or miss depending where you're going today, unsettled throughout the afternoon. slight chance continues into the evening and we have a short dry break as michelle just mentioned tomorrow. enjoy it because it's not going to last. we have more showers coming our way at the very end of the workweek. so carry the umbrellas today. that's the main story. the cold front again continues to move farther inland but all this unsettled air continues to hover over the bay area. so we're timing it out with futurecast right knew. things start to clear out overnight and we are looking at pretty much dry skies all across the bay area and continues into thursday morning. that winter weather alert if you are doing any traveling by the sierra they have extended that now until with 11:00 tonight. carry your chain
sunday, and one dry day on christmas eve. highs tomorrow, san jose 57. redwood city 56. hayward, union city 56. last-minute shopping in walnut creek or pleasanton, mid-50s for you. rain likely especially early tomorrow sausalito, alameda, san francisco, mid-50s for your saturday. we are still wet on sunday. we get that break for santa claus and for the reindeer. they are going to have good navigation right into the bay area because monday will be dry. but as soon as christmas day afternoon, the rain comes back and rain is likely on wednesday and thursday and friday. this is our final check presentation for "food for bay area families." paul head of california middle market banking of jpmorgan chase is here. you have a great check but before that, tell us about your company's commitment to make sure people have simple things like food to put on the table this time of year. >> sure, paul. at jpmorgan chase, we're doing what we can to end hunger in the san francisco bay area this holiday season. and we're here today pleased to provide a check from our chase foundation to the san francisco
up an early warning system, which is supported by the union, as well as by us, is a third. but the big problem is the number of lawsuits in oakland. oakland pays out more in police misconduct litigation than san jose and san francisco combined. >> do you find it at all interesting that your cocounsel in this, john burress, is the leading person that sues oakland police department and has actually gotten those millions of dollars out of them? >> well, blaming john for-- >> not blaming, but is it interesting little twist here? >> it's an interesting twist, but blaming him or me for the number of payouts is like the captain of the titanic blaming the iceberg. if he's not there, then someone else is going to do it. >> okay. well, we'll see where it goes from here. attorney jim shannon, thank you very much. >>> we'll be right back. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, wondering if it's time for tougher gun control. but is public >>> i'm sure you've been hearing the debate, the tragedy in newtown has a lot of people wondering if it's time now for tougher gun control. but is public sentiment str
and negotiations between the longshoremen longshoremen's union and shipping companies are at an impasse. at issue here is pay for those working at the ports, but if the issue isn't resolved the consequences could be a devastating impact on the economy. as the rest of the country focuses on the political gridlock in washington workers at the port of houston are working overtime trying to get as many shipments in and out as they can before a threatened strike brings the port to a standstill. >> sitting here right now we fully expect there will be some shutdown or strike at the end of the day. >> reporter: jon gold vice president of the national retail federation says a shutdown at the docks would have a ripple effect on the global economy. >> the ports are a primary piece of the puzzle when it comes to the global supply chain. if they're not operating as efficiently as possible it slows down the entire system and hurts the productivity of all of the users of the system. >> reporter: negotiations between the international longshoreman's union and the shipping compani
it couldn't settle a strike with its bakers union. 18,000 jobs were lost. the company's top executives will get bonus totaling almost $2 million as the company liquidates. >>> scientists in the east bay are now part of a national effort to develop advanced low cost batteries that can make electric cars more affordable. the lawrence berkeley lab will be backed up by up to $120 million in federal funding over the next five years. >> you have to be in this game. if you say no, there is a chance i'm going to fail, therefore we'll let japan, korea, germany, china, you name it, own this space, then we will have failed. >> this new effort is part of president obama's energy strategy to reduce america's reliance on foreign oil. >>> well, you have heard about the freshman 15. how about the google 15? >> they were putting on weight from the access to the foods, the free food and all of or cafes and microkitchens. >> tonight how tech workers are losing weight with a traffic light system. >> meteorologist paul deanno in the weather center. we had fat rainfall totals in the bay area over the past 2
. on the practice ice by locked- out sharks players wearing their nhl players union jerseys on this the 80th day of the lockout players reheating their skills in pickup games while the season is still on ice. >> mad at both sides: >> reporter: and hockey fans feel they are being locked out. >> at first it was kind of understood what they were doing but now it's dragging on. >> reporter: the longer it drags on it means fewer dollars in the pockets of struggling downtown businesses. >> our friend up in canada just did an assessment of the impacts around their arenas. business is 35% down. >> reporter: hockey game nights are the black fridays of restaurant and bars like britannia arms. soccer brought in some people for lunch but now it's empty weekday nights when the sharks would have been playing. >> they have lost about, you know, i think almost a dozen home games by now and it's been noticeable. you miss a tuesday night, sharks home game is better than any friday saturday night that we are going to get. >> reporter: it's not just the hockey players who are losing work. the kitchen and wait staff
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